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Researchers examine how traits evolve from mating behaviors
August 8, 2011
New research suggests the evolution of attractive traits in males may be limited by the perception of that extravagance by females.
Texas high school football exhibit opens at Bullock Museum
August 1, 2011
High school football fans now have somewhere to explore the state’s fascination with Friday nights after the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum opened an exhibit about Texas high school football on Saturday.
University ranks highly in national student-teacher study
July 26, 2011
UT ranked well in a report on student-teacher programs by the National Council on Teacher Quality, but the report has received backlash from many of its participants.
EA games to create additional jobs in Austin
July 18, 2011
The game developer will secure the services of 150 additional full-time employees and 150 contract workers.
Job creation, growth seat Austin atop Forbes boomtown list
July 11, 2011
Austin topped yet another list Friday, this time taking the No. 1 spot on Forbes’ ranking of top “boomtowns” across the nation most likely to flourish in the next decade.
University announces winners, donations for grant programs
June 27, 2011
The Powers Fellowship selects its fellows from students nominated by their departments, while the Dobie Paisano Fellowship requires each applicant to either be a native Texan who has spent three years in the state, or someone who has published significant work with a Texas subject.
Wooldrige Hall utilized for training UTPD First Responders
June 20, 2011
First Responders-in-training pelted each other and the lead-based paint walls at Wooldridge Hall with colored simulation bullets during a UT Police Department training session that began Monday.
Drought threatens Texas crops; finances also in peril
June 15, 2011
About 57 percent of the state is suffering from an “exceptional” drought, the U.S. Drought Monitor's most severe designation. Weather forecasts leave no reason to expect relief soon, and that spells trouble for farmers.
Protest advocates tapping Rainy Day Fund to soften education cuts
June 6, 2011
The melody of “The Eyes of Texas” filled the Capitol’s halls Monday as protesters sang their discontent over potential cuts to public school funding